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PODCAST: Q&A with Danny Dorling, author of Slowdown

Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration—and Why It’s Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives

Danny Dorling; Illustrations by Kirsten McClure
Yale University Press
400 pp.
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Even before the pandemic brought many institutions to an abrupt standstill, a number of indicators—from fertility rates to GDP growth—suggested that human progress has slowed in recent decades. This week on the Science podcast, geographer Danny Dorling reveals why this might not be such a bad thing.

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To hear the rest of the show, visit the Science podcast page.

About the author

Dr. Sanford is a freelance science communicator and host of the podcast, “This Week in Science.”